Tata Indica V2 DLS BSIII Description
Tata Indica V2 is one of the popular hatchback models offered by the Indian automaker in the entry level segment. It is available in CNG and diesel engine options out of which, the Tata Indica V2 DLS BSIII is an base diesel variant. This trim is equipped with a powerful 1.4-litre diesel engine that is capable of displacing 1405cc. It carries four cylinders, sixteen valves and is based on dual overhead camshaft valve configuration. It is integrated with a multi point fuel injection supply system, which helps in delivering a mileage of 17.2 Kmpl on highways and 13.6 Kmpl on the city roads. This motor is coupled with a five speed manual transmission gear box, which transmits power to its front wheels. It is capable of producing a peak power of 48.23bhp at 5000rpm and delivers torque output of 85Nm at 2500rpm. The front axle has an independent McPherson strut type of suspension along with anti roll bar. At the same time, the rear axle gets an independent semi trailing arm with coil springs, which are mounted on hydraulic shock absorbers. When it comes to braking, the company has used ventilated disc brakes to the front wheels and fitted sturdy drum brakes to the rear ones. It comes with a rack and pinion based steering system, which has a collapsible function. It supports a turning radius of 4.9 meters and makes it quite easier for the driver in handling the vehicle. This hatchback is built with a total length of 3690mm, width of 1665mm and has a height of 1485mm. Its ground clearance is 165mm and has a wheelbase of 2400mm. On the other hand, it comes with a large fuel tank with a storage capacity of 37 litres and has the boot space of 220 litres.
The internal cabin is quite spacious and it can accommodate at least five persons by providing ample leg and shoulder room to its occupants. It comes with well cushioned seats, which are covered with fabric upholstery. The front seats have lumbar support and they come with 2-way adjustable headrests. The four spoke steering wheel also comes in ebony black scheme and it is embossed with company's logo. It has a neatly designed dashboard, which comes in an ebony black color and comes equipped with several features like a glove box compartment, central console and instrument cluster. Furthermore, there are spot lights in the front cabin, along with magazine pockets, bottle holders, silver tip gear shift knob and a tachometer. This hatch comes with comfort aspects including a parcel shelf, power windows for all doors and front power outlet. Its external appearance is quite decent and comes equipped with several striking features. The front facade has a stylish radiator grille, which is embedded with a prominent logo of the company. It is flanked by a motorized clear lens headlight cluster, which has high intensity headlamps and side indicators as well. It also has a body colored bumper, which is incorporated with an air dam. The side profile has electrically adjustable outer rear view mirrors along with integrated side blinkers as well. Also, it has body colored door handles and black colored B pillars. Its wheel arches have been fitted with a set of 13 inch steel wheels, which are further covered with tubeless radial tyres. In the rear, it has a windscreen, tail light cluster and body colored bumper.